The DriveSmartBC website software has been upgraded with the able assistance of our hosting provider, Hosting Nation.
Sometimes you run across a vehicle in your patrols that has such serious defects that it should never have left the driveway. A Notice & Order #1 is the tool used by the police to remove the vehicle from the highway and keep it removed until it has been repaired and passed inspection.
In 2010 the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) published a best practice guide for regulating excessively raised vehicles. The guide is intended to help the provinces regulate raised vehicles with a uniform approach.
The case of Stempowicz v Dobbs involves a collision at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Langford Parkway in Langford. Tienna Stempowicz was travelling northbound on Veterans Memorial Parkway intending to turn left onto Langford Parkway.
Could you perhaps comment on poorly focused high intensity illegal conversions done to forward lighting on vehicles? This person says that he has had many of his friends comment on how newer vehicles with high tech headlights have made night driving uncomfortable and unsafe for them.
Road Guy Rob is a civil engineer who delights in explaining traffic engineering to the public. In this episode Rob explains about how pedestrian fatalities in the US have increased signifcantly since 2010. The aspects of highway design that he examines apply equally well here in B.C.
Fatigue is a challenge for many workers, but for drivers it creates a serious safety risk. Drivers have slower reaction times and poorer concentration, which can lead to crashes and injuries.
If you’re caught speeding, you’ll want to throw away your bag of excuses. Police have heard it all and are warning drivers excuses won’t get you out of a ticket at any time. We asked police across the province to share drivers’ top excuses for speeding:
Vancouver's Worst Drivers is a YouTube channel that features submitted dash cam video from BC's Lower Mainland highlighting examples of terrible driving. The videos show collisions, people being dumb behind the wheel, people having no idea how rules of the road work, pedestrians doing stupid things, along with rants on things that drive the channel author nuts about other drivers.
It's probably safe to say that most municipalities have a bylaw regulating the removal of snow from sidewalks. This case involves the City of Vancouver's Street and Traffic Bylaw, Harold Gutovich and the sidewalk in front of his home at 1121 W. 16th Avenue.